Straight down the line, this may not be the most exciting Châteauneuf, but it is certainly highly enjoyable and reliable. There are good perfumed fruits, a touch of earthiness and sweetness, and a good layer of tannin for medium-term aging. Imported by Frederick Wildman & Sons, Ltd.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.